The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing UNIX 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.67% 8.16% 8.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 38.10% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Average daily rate
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£518 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £493 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £623 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.02% 21.43% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 27
Average daily rate £525 £535 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% +25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 3 (21.43%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) LDAP
6 3 (21.43%) CA
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 2 (14.29%) Jython
7 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
1 1 (7.14%) Workflow
1 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
1 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
1 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Korn
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Jython
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) BladeLogic
2 2 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (14.29%) Control-M
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) BMC
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Nortel
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Atlassian